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EHS Specialist

Job Category:  Environment, Health and Safety
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Gorinchem, NL

Job Type:  Full Time but Part Time optional
Job ID:  2230

Corbion develops sustainable solutions to improve the quality of life for people today and for future generations.


As an EHS specialist you will be a part of a team that is responsible for advising and supporting the planning, implementation, monitoring and optimization of operational processes in the areas of environmental management, health protection and occupational safety. Thereby ensuring that every person on-site can return from work safe and sound and that Corbion complies to relevant Environmental, Health and Safety legislation, customer demands and Corporate Corbion demands. 



  • Provide sollicited and unsollicited advice thus helping to continuously improve the Environmental, Health and Safety performance of the site.
  • Assist with the management of site environmental, health and safety requirements, risk assessments, procedures and work instructions and ensuring all are kept up to date and available.
  • Analyze and report trends in data, such as follow up on reported unsafe situations and observations, and environmental data
  • Propose and implement communication and training formats to increase the knowledge and awareness on-site about a broad range of Environment, Health and Safety topics.
  • Promote a culture that enhances behavioral awareness through coaching and by challenging unsafe practices and behavior both on the work floor as on management level.
  • As an EHS specialist you are working from our office in Gorinchem. You report to the Site EHS Manager.




  • An  advanced degree in Environmental or Health and Safety Sciences (or in another field but with clear experience in EHS training and/or communication development).
  • Experience in field of EHS preferably in an industrial environment (ideally in a (petro)chemical or BRZO setting.
  • Knowledge of risk assessment methodologies (RI&E, TRA, HAZOP).
  • Experience with developing communication, awareness and training programs is highly beneficial.
  • We consider experience with Fire Safety Management and Emergency Response Teams a plus.
  • You are fluent in English and Dutch, spoken and written.
  • You have a drive for result and will finish what you have started.


We offer a great opportunity for an EHS professional with experience in communication and training programs or for a training/communication professional with a proven track record in EHS in an industrial environment. You will work in a challenging, multidisciplinary, international working environment. 


About Corbion 

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid and its derivatives, and a leading supplier of emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins, and algae ingredients. We use our unique expertise in fermentation and other processes to deliver sustainable solutions for the preservation of food and food production, health, and our planet. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting-edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. In 2020, Corbion generated annual sales of € 986.5 million and has a workforce of over 2250 employees. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information: www.corbion.com


Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.

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